Feb 23, 2013 3:00pm EST
and their economies. it is our hope they will identify best practices. we all like to be the best at doing something second. if someone has figured out how that is like accomplishing the research and development for those of us in state government. we have one other announcement. tomorrow wall governors are invited to a top-secret briefing from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. it will build on a session today and will provide governors of information on the current cyber threat environment and how this thread may affect our states. i want to encourage all government urged governors to participate. it happens between our last meeting and when we are supposed to be at the formal dinner at the white house. i can assure you that anybody who comes in a tuxedo we will keep james bond jokes to a minimum when you show up. we have a number of export -- experts. i would like to ask governor stand of all for many opening remarks he may have on its cyber security. >> i appreciate the opportunity to give these remarks. cyber is security is attack on the table -- on a daily basis. it is one of the most pressing issues we face.